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Podcasts
September 22, 2022

¿Cómo respondemos al trauma por nuestros varios programas?

Podcasts
September 12, 2022

Dating Advice & Healthy Relationships

Volunteers
August 15, 2022

Volunteer of the Month | July2022

Volunteers
July 19, 2022

Volunteer of the Month | June 2022

General Information
July 15, 2022

Netflix Resource Guide

Podcasts
July 8, 2022

Trauma Informed in Domestic Violence Services

Volunteers
July 6, 2022

Meal Makers: Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers
June 21, 2022

Volunteer of the Month | May 2022

Volunteers
May 23, 2022

Volunteer of the Month | April 2022

Podcasts
May 2, 2022

Apoyar y cuidar a los niños

Podcasts
May 2, 2022

Supporting & Nurturing Children

Teens
April 25, 2022

"1 in 3"

Youth Voice Award - 2022 Winner
Teens
April 25, 2022

"Boy Talk"

Youth Voice Award - 2022 Winner
Teens
April 25, 2022

"Rose without Thorns"

Youth Voice Award - 2022 Finalist
Teens
April 25, 2022

"Ya Basta"

Youth Voice Award - 2022 Finalist
Volunteers
April 15, 2022

Volunteer of the Month - March 2022

General Information
March 9, 2022

Women's History Month 2022 | La Strada-Ukraine

Volunteers
March 4, 2022

Volunteer of the Month - February 2022

General Information
February 28, 2022

Women's History Month 2022 | Akosua Agyepong

Teens
February 24, 2022

Youth Voice Award 2022 Judging Panel

General Information
February 23, 2022

IL DV State Funding Action Guide

General Information
February 18, 2022

Why should I call Sarah's Inn?

Podcasts
February 16, 2022

¡Mantén la conversación!

Podcasts
February 11, 2022

Let's Talk About It

Volunteers
February 10, 2022

Volunteer of the Month - January 2022

Teens
February 8, 2022

Self-Care Bingo

Teens
February 8, 2022

Representation Matters

Podcasts
January 27, 2022

¿Cómo ayudar a alguien que es sobreviviente de la violencia doméstica? (Podcast)

Hablamos de qué podemos hacer si conocemos a alguien que está pasando por violencia doméstica con 5 consejos sencillos.
Podcasts
January 27, 2022

Breaking the Cycle: Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) (Podcast)

Sarah's Inn Intervention Counselor, Rebekah, will talk about her work facilitating the Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) groups.
Events
January 20, 2022

The Media Made Me Do It

Volunteers
January 18, 2022

Volunteer of the Month - December 2021

Volunteers
January 18, 2022

Volunteer of the Month - November 2021

Teens
January 12, 2022

El Premio de la Voz de los Jóvenes 2022

El Premio de la Voz de los Jóvenes de Sarah’s Inn es tu oportunidad para compartir tus pensamientos e ideas acerca de la violencia en las relaciones. Ya sea quieres escribirlo, grabarlo, bailarlo, can
Teens
December 20, 2021

Youth Voice Award 2022

The Sarah's Inn Youth Voice Award is your opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas around relationship violence. Whether you want to write it, record it, dance it, sing it, draw it, it's up to you
Podcasts
December 16, 2021

Opciones para los sobrevivientes inmigrantes (Podcast)

En este breve episodio, hablamos con Yasmeen, asesora comunitaria, sobre las opciones y derechos de los sobrevivientes inmigrantes de la violencia doméstica.
Volunteers
December 8, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - October 2021

General Information
December 1, 2021

Sarah's Inn in the Community Connection 411

Podcasts
November 24, 2021

Mythbusting with Sarah's Inn - Teen Dating Violence

Podcasts
October 20, 2021

Options for Undocumented Survivors

Volunteers
October 20, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - September 2021

Podcasts
October 15, 2021

¿Cómo trabajamos con las personas que abusan de sus parejas?

Podcasts
October 7, 2021

Mythbusting with Sarah's Inn: Children and DV

Volunteers
October 3, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - August 2021

Podcasts
October 1, 2021

Las 4 claves de una relación sana [en Español]

Podcasts
October 1, 2021

Friendship Break-Ups

Events
September 29, 2021

Shop Local. Support Local. - October Events

Podcasts
September 13, 2021

Friendships

Teens
September 13, 2021

Educator Corner: Beyond the Screen

Podcasts
September 3, 2021

Prevención de abuso de niños [en Español]

Volunteers
August 17, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - July 2021

Teens
August 5, 2021

Youth Committee: Drive In Movie Night

Podcasts
July 29, 2021

¿Qué hacen nuestras asesoras legales y cómo pueden ayudar? [en Español]

Podcasts
July 29, 2021

What do Legal Advocates do?

Events
July 22, 2021

(not a book) Book Club - August 2021

Volunteers
July 20, 2021

Volunteer of the Month - June 2021

Events
July 7, 2021

(No es un libro) Club de Lectura y Conversación - July 2021

Events
June 22, 2021

(not a book) Book Club - July 2021

Podcasts
June 21, 2021

A Simple Breathing Exercise for Calm

Volunteers
June 16, 2021

May 2021 - Volunteer of the Month

Podcasts
June 14, 2021

Prevention talks about Summer Dating Tips

Podcasts
June 14, 2021

Consentimiento

General Information
June 9, 2021

Blog: PTSD and Domestic Violence

General Information
June 8, 2021

Summer Programming from Prevention

40 Stories for 40 Years
June 7, 2021

#40Stories - Membership

Events
June 1, 2021

(not a book) Book Club - June

Podcasts
May 28, 2021

Trauma & Healing

Volunteers
May 26, 2021

April 2021 - Volunteer of the Month

40 Stories for 40 Years
May 25, 2021

#40Stories - Crisis Line

40 Stories for 40 Years
May 14, 2021

#40 Stories - COVID-19

40 Stories for 40 Years
May 14, 2021

#40 Stories: VAWA

Events
May 11, 2021

(No es un libro) Club de Lectura y Conversación - May 2021

General Information
May 7, 2021

Blog: Domestic Violence: not just a domestic issue

Teens
May 7, 2021

Educator Corner: Body Image this Summer

Teens
May 4, 2021

Youth Voice Award Winner - See here, a feminist guide.

Teens
May 4, 2021

Youth Voice Award Winner - Too Young

Teens
May 4, 2021

Youth Voice Award Finalist - "The Detrimental Effects of Unrealistic Dating Expectations..."

Teens
May 4, 2021

Youth Voice Award Finalist - "FLASH"

Events
May 2, 2021

(not a book) Book Club - May 2021

Podcasts
April 23, 2021

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (Spanish)

Podcasts
April 23, 2021

Volunteer Appreciation Month & Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Volunteers
April 21, 2021

March 2021 Volunteer of the Month

40 Stories for 40 Years
April 13, 2021

#40 Stories: Volunteers

Podcasts
April 8, 2021

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Events
April 3, 2021

(No es un libro) Club de Lectura y Conversación - Abril 2021

40 Stories for 40 Years
March 29, 2021

#40 Stories: Dr. Campbell

Events
March 29, 2021

Consent Never Goes Out of Style: Denim & Discussion

Podcasts
March 24, 2021

Women's History Month

Join Sarah's Inn's Training and Education Team to discuss the importance of talking about Women's History Month. ‍
40 Stories for 40 Years
March 23, 2021

#40Stories: Lenore Walker

Events
March 22, 2021

(not a book) Book Club - April 2021

40 Stories for 40 Years
March 16, 2021

#40 Stories: Susan Schechter

General Information
March 5, 2021

Blog: Our Stories Matter

40 Stories for 40 Years
March 5, 2021

#40Stories: Esta Soler

40 Stories for 40 Years
March 2, 2021

#40Stories: Ellen Pence

Events
March 1, 2021

(No es un libro) Club de Lectura y Conversación - Marzo 2021

Únete a nosotros por nuestro (No es un Libro) Club de Lectura y Conversación con Sarah’s Inn
Events
March 1, 2021

(Not a Book) Book Club - March 2021

Join us for our March (Not A Book) Book Club. For Women’s History Month, we will be exploring underrepresented histories too often excluded from narratives of social justice and gender equality.
Podcasts
February 22, 2021

Youth Committee: Teen Dating

40 Stories for 40 Years
February 5, 2021

#40Stories Youth Committee

Podcasts
January 22, 2021

Youth Committee: Gender Roles

In this month's podcast, Sarah's Inn's Youth Committee takes over the podcast this month to talk about gender roles and how they have impacted their lives.
40 Stories for 40 Years
January 12, 2021

Old Buildings to our New Building

Sarah's Inn has had a few homes over the last 40 years and we have served the community from Oak Park, Chicago, and now Forest Park.
Teens
January 8, 2021

January: Stalking Awareness Month

January is Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking is a pattern of behavior directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.

videos

Training

Inclusion Begins With Us - Part 2

Inclusion Begins With Us - Part 2

Post by
Meg Hefty
Training

Inclusion Begins with Us

Recording from the February 16, 2022 Inclusion Begins with Us training by Esperanza United with Sarah's Inn.

Post by
Meg Hefty
Children

Lau reads "Words are not for hurting"

Lau from the Children and Family Counseling Team at Sarah's Inn reads "Words are not for hurting"

Post by
Laurita Torres
Children

Lau reads "Anti-racist Baby" by Ibram X Kendi

Read along with Lau as she reads "Anti-Racist Baby" by Ibram X Kendi

Post by
Laurita Torres
Events

Stand Tall Mission Moment 2021

Join Sarah's Inn to learn more about the prevention program and work that we do to help educate teens on healthy relationships.

Post by
Carol Gall
General Information

This is Sarah's Inn

Learn more about Sarah's Inn

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
Events

Together We Inspire 2021

Excerpts from our 2021 Together We Inspire event.

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
Teens

Youth Voice Award 2021 Winner --- "Too Young"

Youth Voice Award Winner --- Daja Reeves from Whitney Young Magnet High School

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
Teens

Youth Voice Award 2021 Winner --- "See here, a feminist guide"

Youth Voice Award Winner --- Alani Espinosa from Oak Park and River Forest High School

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
General Information

Tour of Sarah's Inn New Forest Park Facility

Lisa Parker, NBC 5 Chicago, and Carol Gall, Executive Director of Sarah's Inn, tour the new Forest Park building.

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
General Information

Timelapse Video - Creating the Mural at Sarah's Inn

Watch along as the mural on Sarah's Inn's building is created.

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
General Information

Suzanne's Story

Former Sarah's Inn client, Suzanne, shares her story and explains what Sarah's Inn means to her.

Post by
Kelly Mitchell
Events

Stand Tall Musicality Performance

Musicality performs for Stand Tall with Sarah's Inn's 40th Anniversary Celebration!

Post by
Katie Hickman
Events

Mission Moment Stand Tall 2020

This is a very special video of Antonia, a former client who bravely shared her story with all of us at Stand Tall. Antonia is also the artist who created the beautiful mural on our new building.

Post by
Katie Hickman
Events

Together We Inspire 2020 Message From Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell

Although we were not able to gather in person for the third annual Together We Inspire Breakfast Forum, please watch this special message from our keynote speaker Dr. Jacquelyn C. Campbell.

Post by
Carol Gall
Teens

Youth Committee - Boundaries

Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month - Boundaries

Post by
Youth Committee
Adults

How COVID-19 Affects Victims Of Domestic Violence

Sarah's Inn Director or Training and Education Colleen Sutkus and Executive Director Carol Gall talk about how stay at home orders affect victims of domestic violence.

Post by
Colleen Sutkus
Children

Ms Megan reads "Holdin Pott" by Chandra Ghosh Ippen

Ms Megan reads the childrens book "Holdin Pott" by Chandra Ghosh Ippen.

Post by
Megan Henry

wHO WE ARE

We believe in hopeful futures for survivors of domestic violence through the strength that comes from a networked and supportive community.

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dONATE

Partner with Sarah’s Inn today to improve the lives of those affected by domestic violence and break the cycle of violence for future generations.

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gET INVOLVED

Learn how you can join our efforts by volunteering, making a donation, attending an event, completing an internship, or becoming a partner organization.

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